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Attorneys and Counselors at Law in Rocky River, OH.
A large part of our practice is devoted to Estate Planning. Estate Planning concerns arranging your affairs for both during your life, and upon your death.
Many people are looking to take control of their own destiny and start their own business. We can guide you through the choice of entity process, and, once a decision is made, help you set up and organize your sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, or limited liability company (LLC).
As the costs of long term skilled nursing care have continued to skyrocket, it has become more difficult, if not impossible for most families to absorb the cost of caring for their loved ones. Figuring out the best strategy to protect and preserve your assets, and then putting that plan into action is Medicaid Planning.
Welcome to Farah Roberts Ltd., Attorneys & Counselors at Law. We are located in the western suburbs of Cleveland and serve the Greater Cleveland area and beyond.
We provide legal services to individuals and their businesses, primarily in the areas of Estate Planning (will, trusts, & powers of attorney), Probate, working with Small (closely held) Businesses, Medicaid Planning and Real Estate transactions. We have successfully served clients in many other areas of the law as well.
We want you to be satisfied. That starts with providing good service. Part of that service level is merely what should be expected in any business relationship: courtesy, good communication, and follow through.
Being a small firm, our practice is limited to helping people in just certain areas of the law: We practice Probate, Estate Planning, Business Services, Real Estate Services and Medicaid Planning.
There are many, many lawyers out there and most can do a good job for you. We believe that there should be more than mere competence. We look to build a relationship. Find out more about the lawyers at Farah Roberts, Ltd by clicking below.
Everyone, including businesses, has life cycles. Individuals are born and for the first 18 years of their lives are minors. They mature into young adults and are single. A bit later in life, they get married or enter into a long term relationship with someone. The young couple may have children. After what seems like an instant- or to some, an eternity - the kids are gone and they are empty nesters. Then they may have a long and happy retirement, followed by slowing down, and eventually death.
A business is very much the same. It starts out as the founder’s idea. Then the business starts up, and with hard work and skill, it becomes viable. As operations continue, it will grow. Some will have greater growth, others will have lesser. In its maturity, the business will chug along, providing its owners with a source of income. At some point the business may come to an end, perhaps because of a change in the economy, or a change in market tastes. Or maybe the business continues to be successful, but the owner wants to retire, or the owner dies.
The law impacts individuals and businesses in each stage of life, creating both opportunities and pitfalls. We are here to help you navigate regardless of what stage you or your business is in.
A minor might not have legal rights, but a minor may have legal needs, perhaps because of the receipt of money or other property, or perhaps the untimely death of a pa...
A young adult may not stop to consider it, but still has legal needs. He or she may be off to school and needs someone to take care of business while away. As an adu...
At some point in their life, many people enter into a long term relationship with someone else. This results in moving into a home together, or marriage. At this poi...
With children come joy, happiness, headaches, and responsibility. At this stage, people should take steps to make sure their partner and children are provided for in t...
Freedom, and perhaps a little sadness. With favorable circumstances, wealth may grow. People may be thinking about providing for grandchildren as well as children. ...
The golden years — Now is the time for seniors to enjoy their rement, but they also need to be aware of their ultimate death and the journey that leads to it. This i...
The founder(s) have an idea that the founder believes will have commercial value. So the founder starts a business. That may include the formation of an entity such ...
The business has gotten off the ground. The business may need contracts with their suppliers. The business may acquire another business, or lease or buy real estate....
We are not an intergalactic monolithic law firm, able to provide all types of legal services to all people, or at least those with a certain level of wealth. Being a small firm, our practice is limited to helping people in just certain areas of the law.
We do a lot of probate work. We help guide people through the process when a loved one dies. It is a difficult period of time for those who are left behind. We understand the probate process, and try to make the transfer of the decedent's assets as painless as possible. We also can counsel people if they think that a decedent's estate is not being properly administered.LEARN MORE
Hand-in-hand with probate work is estate planning. We explain to people the various ways of transferring property to their loved ones and friends, and suggest ways to best accomplish your goals. We will also talk about ways to make things easier in the event of a temporary or permanent incapacity. Admittedly, these are not the most pleasant of topics, but we try to make the process as informative and non-threatening as possible.LEARN MORE
As a transactional firm, we provide services to businesses, their owners, and those who want to start a business. We help existing businesses with their contractual needs, and help owners work out their arrangements when there are more than one owner, or when they want to sell their business. For someone wanting to start a new business, we can explain the various forms the new business can take, and what the advantages are of each.LEARN MORE
Again, as a transactional firm, we provide services to people who want to buy, sell, lease, or rent real estate. We can guide those who want to sell their property without the benefit of a Realtor, draft or review purchase agreements, or leases or rental agreements.LEARN MORE
As the costs of long term skilled nursing care have continued to skyrocket, it has become more difficult, if not impossible for most families to absorb the cost of caring for their loved ones. Figuring out the best strategy to protect and preserve your assets, and then putting that plan into action is Medicaid Planning.LEARN MORE
As a hammer and saw are tools used by a carpenter to construct a house, documents are the tools of an estate planner. As a number of different tools are used in carpentry, there are a number of documents used in estate planning. And as is said in construction and mechanics, you need to use the right tool for the right job.LEARN MORE